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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-8903: Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2017-8903: Xen: Multiple vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/11/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

Xen through 4.8.x on 64-bit platforms mishandles page tables after an IRET hypercall, which might allow PV guest OS users to execute arbitrary code on the host OS, aka XSA-213.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-emulation-xen
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-emulation-xen-pvgrub
  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-app-emulation-xen-tools

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